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and drivers wanted. >>> continuing coverage now of march madness and the ncaa tournament is now over for cal. we were at kip's bar in berkeley where some fans who didn't make the trip to san josi gathered to watch their team take on syracuse and cheer them on, but unfortunately it wasn't the result that they were hoping for as the bears saw their championship run end tonight. ktvu's debora villalon is live at hp pavilion where that game just wrapped up a short time ago. such disappoint. >> reporter: yes, heather with the win fans might still be here, but they cleared out fast reflecting on what might have been. >> hey syracuse, good luck success, you guys will run into someone called oregon soon. >> reporter: cal fans did not beat the odds tonight. the exuberance and experience of the orange rewarded. >> i bought tickets to d.c. >> reporter: you were overconfident? >> i am just the right amount of confident. [ laughter ] >> wallace for three, yes! >> the bears will be prowling the nation's capitol despite a deafening hometown crowd in san josi which even included oregon fans, usually th
england with 350 people reporting it to the american meteor society. >>> whether the cal women lived up to president obama's march madness expectations. >>> and a big race tomorrow in the east bay. . >>> the oakland mariott was buzzing with activity as people got ready for the running festival tomorrow. the annual event includes a marathon, a half marathon, a 5k race and a kids' fun run. for all the details go to ktvu.com and click on hot topics. >> should be a great day for that. >>> also a great day for basketball and lots of it happening today. >> cal has two teams still going on. the cal men playing in the second round of the ncaa tournament tonight against syracuse. the cal women had their first round, against fresno state. in his bracket, president obama picked the bears to go all the way. cal led by 7 at the half thanks to this effort by boyd to beat the buzzer from 3-point range. the bears outrebounded the bull dogs 51-28. they keep the offense alive on the boards, brandon gets the hoop. five bears in double figures with boyd leading the way with 21. she was one assist shy of a
they have hosted the tournament three times until the last seven years. tip off for the cal syracuse game scheduled for 6:40 saturday night. the 12 seed cal golden bears definitely the under dogs. last night they pounded montana. and unfortunately st. maori's out after they lost. >>> still has a voice even though he was screaming during the game. >> i scared some people. >> you scared some people in your own home. >> i now. southbound 101 we have boulders that came down and hit an suv. we have our reporter on the scene. we'll let you know what is going on there. and quickly on to the sunol grade. that traffic here looks good on the south bay. let's go back to dave and pam. >>> coming up next many our 6:00 hour breaking news from the south bay. the man hunt under way now for the driver. >>> also it's decision day for the faa. which airport tower is it going to close? >>> pretty neat looking day today. you can't see it until the sun comes up but mostly sunny. it will be warmer. >>> breaking news out of san jose. the chp is looking for the driver of a deadly hit and run. >>> al
and family came to share memories of him during an emotional vigil. >> i just want donae back. >> cal train already had plans to install fences in the area where donae was killed. his mother is also asking other parents to warn their kids about walking along the tracks. >>> lei la was riding her bike to school back in november when she was hit by an suv. investigators have now determined that the girl was add fault for the crash because she should have yielded to the suv. her family rejected the police findings and launching its own investigation. >>> a parolee wanted on felony weapons charges is still missing after he evaded police in a san jose neighborhood. officers tracked him down yesterday afternoon. police say he ran off. disguarded a loaded gun and jumped fences to escape. officers set up a perimeter, went yard to yard searching for him but they did not find him. >>> law enforcement agencies are trying to figure out if a shootout with deputies in texas could be linked to the killing of a colorado state prison chief. it started yesterday afternoon ending with the death of a colorado
an emotional vigil. >> i just want donae back. >> cal train already had plans to install fences in the area where donae was killed. his mother is also asking other parents to warn their kids about walking along the tracks. >>> lei la was riding her bike to school back in november when she was hit by an suv. investigators have now determined that the girl was add fault for the crash because she should have yielded to the suv. her family rejected the police findings and launching its own investigation. >>> a parolee wanted on felony weapons charges is still missing after he evaded police in a san jose neighborhood. officers tracked him down yesterday afternoon. police say he ran off. disguarded a loaded gun and jumped fences to escape. officers set up a perimeter, went yard to yard searching for him but they did not find him. >>> law enforcement agencies are trying to figure out if a shootout with deputies in texas could be linked to the killing of a colorado state prison chief. it started yesterday afternoon ending with the death of a colorado prison inmat
are waiting for cal ran. our guys try to move the rocks with the tow trucks but we were not able to succeed in that. cal tran needs to come in aeroand sweep these lanes. >> reporter: when we talk about rocks how big? >> we are talking three or four feet. i lived in the rockies so it's not a boulder but -- to us. but it's a significant size rock. you can see the debris and we did hear a little bit of sliding a few minutes ago. they will also be looking at what we need to make sure the hillside is okay. >> reporter: any injuries that you know of? >> not that i'm aware of. >> reporter: again the two fast lanes are blocked. still debris on the roadways. they are trying to figure out how to shore up the hillside here. we'll bring you more as the morning continues. brian flores ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 6:04. developing news from northern virginia. three people are dead. there was a shooting on the quantico marine base. authorities there say a male marine suspected of shooting two fellow marines a man and woman and killing himself. coming up at 6:15
-- lanes are still closed. cal tran has taken ahold of this situation. a pedestrian was hit and killed here. this has turned into a biohazard situation. it was a gruesome seen out here and there was body fluid on the freeway. cal tran said is needs to be cleaned up. here you can look out at traffic that is backed up here in the southbound lanes of 280. again, it's right in the middle of the commute. it could be like this until 10:00 a.m. let's go to video later this morning. this all happened at 3:15. someone called 911 after seeing a body of a woman crumpled on a freeway. they used their car to stop other cars from running over the body. drivers stopped to help, but no other -- none of the cars that stopped had damage on there. so they don't believe any of those people were responsible. investigators think somehow the woman was walking on the freeway and hit her and sped off. >> we broadcasted other agencies in the area. we haven't heard back, but we're relying on everyone, not just law enforcement. >> some of the drivers who stopped to help had to be comforted by the chp because they were
was struck by a cal train. he took a shortcut home along the tracks. >>> the oakland a's move seems to be a sun around. that news came on the latest news by the owner, lou wolf. >> he addressed a crowd at an event this morning in san jose. he did not know his plant to move the team would soon be up in the air. he did not comment on major league's baseball handling of his request to move but he did emphasize the need for a move. >> we tried oakland and free mont. so many aspects of landownership and other influences indicate to us that we need to be in a downtown area. >> but land ownership is again the problem. the as bought the property from san jose through a successor agency created when governor brown ax axed city development issues. it goes back to the successor agency and must be sold with the money going to school districts and other agencies that benefit from property tax. >> see all of those agents now must get some sink and agree to the ballpark the ballpark is an important asset that would benefit all. >> it's a regional impact and it's sad when we don't look at it in a r
tournament thursday through saturday. cal will face unlv thursday at 4:30:00 p.m. cal is the 12th seed of the east region. unlv is the fifth seeded team and is five and one all-time versus cal. >>> the mens basketball team was selected for the tournament yesterday. they will play middle tennessee state in the first four tomorrow night in dayton, o high. if they win they will become the 11th seed of the midwest region and play the sixth seed memphis on thursday. >>> a closer look at wall street and why investors are in a selling mood plus a policy change at the happiest place on earth and why some children will not like it. >>> stocks are down slightly on wall street after an early sell off caused by concern that a bail out plan for the mediterranean island nation of cypress would reignite the european debt crisis. the dow down 37, nasdac down seven, s & p down six. >>> this is just in the. trustee overseeing casey anthony's bankruptcy case has filed a motion to sell the rights to her story so she can pay her debts. in a motion filed today in tampa,
as musicians go door to door to explain why they're striking. >>> cashing in on cal basketball. the mad demand for a court side seat during the cal's ncaa showing. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> street performers are not an unusual sight in san francisco unless they're members of the world renowned san francisco symphony. striking musicians tried to drum up support from near by businesses that are feeling the effect of their labor dispute. david stevenson is live where many restaurants depend on the big crowds that fill the neighborhoods on performance nights, david. >> reporter: symphony musicians tried to showcase their side of the strike and the impact they say it will have on their neighbors. striking san francisco symphony musicians today worked to win over the public with a sidewalk performance just a few blocks away from their daily symphony site home. >> our directors just got large bonuses, that's fantastic and
and fluid in the roadway. that is why cal tran had to i vat wait. this happened at 3:15 this morning. someone driving on 280 called 911 after seeing a body on the freeway. the chp is calling this is a hit and run. drivers stopped to help but the chp says no others were damaged that were on the scene. they think somehow this woman was walking on the freeway. someone hit aerohen sped off. >> we have no information right now. if anyone saw anything, please call highway patrol. >> some of the drivers who stopped to help had to be comforted by the chp because they were traumatized by the scene. they have little to go on. no leads. no one seemed to have witnessed this. they would really like any information. they are calling people to call 1-800-tell chp. it's too early to tell who this person is. we were wondering if it was somebody homeless. but again too early to tell. as far as an estimated time when they would open the lane they thought it would be open now. but since they have to call cal tran it could be a little bit longer. reporting live fr
in for march madness. they are hosting the second and third round and cal is the 12th seed of the east region. they have a 5 and 1 record against cal. they are not just cheering for pam cook, they are cheering for the men's basketball team because they were selected yesterday. they will play middle tennessee state in the first four and tomorrow in dayton, if they win they will become part of the west region and play the 6th seed on thursday. >>> bracket selection for the women's tournament starts today. stanford and cal are expected to get high seeds. they wanted 7th and cal is only 6. >>> good morning everybody and at the toll plaza, no problems if you are in livermore but it is slow, let's go to steve. >>> mostly sunny this morning by this afternoon we will be talking about rain and we could sure use it but here is some patchy low clouds and upper 60s and lower 70s inland. >>> coming up on mornings on 2, violence in the east bay, police are searching for a man who committed a knife attack. >>> and the pope will be officially inaugurated tomorrow a
of weeks ago cal seemed a lot. so there was suddenly some angst until they heard they were the 12th seed of the east region. cal will face unlv rebels in san jose. these teams played each other at berk he where unlv salvaged their last second victory. devils are 15th in the region. but there's coach montgomery not complaining about their bid. >> i think they're excited about the match up. we've leaked them once and we're excite about the location. it logistically makes everything better. not being on an airplane in and out so we should be rested. >> we're not going to lose. i think that's the mentality that we're going to have. >>> now if cal beats unlv the cal will win the winner of sir -- syracuse on saturday. and fourth seeded louis bilican faces new mexico state. okay -- oklahoma state will play the ohio ducks. louisville the number one in the west region. >>> five 12 pack teams made it to the finals. three others get invited to the 32 team nit. stanford beat minnesota 75-51 to win last year's nit. now stanford will host stephen f. austin. >>> well golden state unders their situati
in april. >>> tomorrow should be an exhausting day for fans of the uc berkeley basketball. the cal woman's team is set to play its first ncaa tournament game in texas. some expect the woman's team to make it all the way. and the men's upset yesterday has fanned pumped up. >> i live with a couple of guys and we're all watching it. so yeah, everyone around campus there's some buzz. >> there's a lot of people ripping cal now and talking about the team sos it's fun to be around. >> reporter: the game is sold out and court side tickets have an asking price of $2,000 a seat. >> wow. >>> control towers ordered closed. how the federal cut backs affect northern california and why more cuts may be coming. >> bill martin is updating his forecast. at 10:45 he's back with >>> a small plane made an emergency landing today on a southern california freeway. the single engine cessna touched down on state route 125 in san diego county. the pilot says the plane lost power while approaching ground field airport. one lane of the highway was close -l while they worked to tow the aircraft. >>> investigators sa
. some drivers have gone over the cliffs as well. a short time ago the cal tran spokesperson talked about why this project is so important. >> this one is significant. the people have waited for this for years. they rely on highway 1 for commerce for commuting, for the quality of life. and over the years highway 1 this stretch of highway 1 has been plagued by mud slides, rock slides, slip outs and every time it has had to close, the local economies are devastated. >> reporter: so cal tran will be hold colding a ribbon cutting ceremony. the official unvailing at 11:00 this morning here at the two tunnels. it will feature lawmakers that hope to push this project along over the years. by the way it's important to point out this is not an event that is open to the public. then what will happen is after that ribbon cutting ceremony there will be last minute road reconfiguration work that crews will have to do. and later on today possibly first thing tomorrow morning the two tunnels will be open to the public to drive through. live this morning near pacifica alex savidge. >> 6:07. sal, you know
the cliffs as well. a short time ago the cal tran spokesperson talked about why this project is so important. >> this one is significant. the people have waited for this for years. they rely on highway 1 for commerce for commuting, for the quality of life. and over the years highway 1 this stretch of highway 1 has been plagued by mud slides, rock slides, slip outs and every time it has had to close, the local economies are devastated. >> reporter: so cal tran will be hold colding a ribbon cutting ceremony. the official unvailing at 11:00 this morning here at the two tunnels. it will feature lawmakers that hope to push this project along over the years. by the way it's important to point out this is not an event that is open to the public. then what will happen is after that ribbon cutting ceremony there will be last minute road reconfiguration work that crews will have to do. and later on today possibly first thing tomorrow morning the two tunnels will be open to the public to drive through. live this morning near pacifica alex savidge. >> 6:07.
when students started getting sick. >>> today is a big day for cal basketball, both the men's and women's teams are playing in the ncaa tournament. the cal men will have the support of a huge crowd at hp pavilion. the golden bears knocked off unlv thursday and will now take on syracuse. particulars are going fast. best bet, search on line. the cal women will play fresno state this afternoon in lubbock, texas. the number two seed cal women are heavily favored. fans are dreaming that cal will eventually take on stanford to advance to the final four in new orleans. best of luck to both teams. >> good luck to all the bears. nice that cal is actually playing in san jose. hometown favorite. if you are not deciding to watch basketball, get outside, rosemary, because it is beautiful. >> you're right. the first weekend of spring pretty good looking. temperatures this morning on the cool side. we'll have a look at those in a moment but outside our doors abundant sunshine giving awe view from ktvu you can see plenty of blue, all the way to the city of san francisco if you look in the backdrop. we'
today. stanford and cal are expected to get high seeds. they wanted 7th and cal is only 6. >>> good morning everybody and at the toll plaza, no problems if you are in livermore but it is slow, let's go to steve. >>> mostly sunny this morning by this afternoon we will be talking about rain and we could sure use it but here is some patchy low clouds and upper 60s and lower 70s inland. >>> coming up on mornings on 2, violence in the east bay, police are searching for a man who committed a knife attack. >>> and the pope will be officially inaugurated tomorrow and we have new details we found out about the ceremony, stay with us, we will be right back. >>> we're live in alameda where a st. patrick's day bar fight ends with a stabbing. we'll tell you what police are saying about the suspects who got away. >>> a memorial is set up this morning to remember the two victims killed in a raceway crash in the north bay as investigators look into the house. >> reporter: and vallejo police this morning, working to track down the person who killed and elderly man at a home in this city. we'll tell
about the cal and the stanford men making it in, the women as well this week. they will be joined by their bay area neighbors, st. mary's. [ cheers ] >> students at st. mary's cheered their basketball team to victory last night over middle tennessee. a viewing party was set up on campus. now the gaels are on to the tournament. they play memphis on tuesday. >>> all bets are off in kansas. the university sent an e-mail out to students last night reminding them that it's illegal in the state to be on the tournament, to bet on the tournament. the e-mail requests that no one affiliated with the university enter a betting pool. the university of kansas takes on western kentucky friday night. president obama taking cal over stanford in the women's ncaa turnent m. according to espn, the president has cal in the final four with baylor, connecticut and notre dame. they did not pick stanford which is seeded first. cal could play stanford on april 1st. and for the men, president obama has florida, louisville, ohio state and indiana winning it all. tori? >> thank you, pam. >>> 7:50. there's a
. the lions den will be open over the weekend for viewing. >>> we're hoping the cal basketball team is feeling frisky tomorrow. >> of course every year it seems like a couple of teams seem to come out of nowhere. peak at the right time. cal hoping this year why not us. winning the opener against unlv. probably not going to be able to pull that off so easily against four seed syracuse. pretty good at shutting things off inside. >> when you do something 35 times a year, 40 minutes a game for 30 years, somebody has got to figure it out and they've been successful with it. >> we know they're pretty athletic, you just have to find the open spots that they leave open in the zone so you know we just have to be patient on offense. >> reporter: well we can only pick one game for the upset game of the day. here it is kansas city the west region number 13 lasalle. napping k state. raymond g -- gallowy. they win it. ole miss will win wisconsin and that's who they'll play next time around. >>> most of the time sports all about fun and games tonight we have the sad duty of reporting the passing of a man wh
hit and killed a man this morning on the cal train tracks in palo alto. the northbound train hit the man about 6:50 near charleston road. that closed the tracks in both directions for about an hour causing major delays in the morning commute. the southbound tracks reopened just before 8:00 a.m. this is the fifth death on the cal train tracks this year. >>> we want to update you now on the top story. an amber alert issued early this morning is now over. a little girl was found late this morning inside her mother's car, that car had been stolen. ktvu's ktvu janine de la vega with more on the person that stole the white jeep. >> reporter: yes, very happy conclusion to this story since that little girl is safe. we're told she's now at a local hospital being checked out but she was found here behind me, this is on amorosa court, near capital expressway and center road. we understand, police tell us it was a tip that was called in, somebody spotted a stolen jeep in this neighborhood and then called police. to get more information about how this all c
, who is out and who is banned. >> we talked about the cal and the stanford men making it in, the women as well this week. they will be joined by their bay area neighbors, st. mary's. [ cheers ] >> students at st. mary's cheered their basketball team to victory last night over middle tennessee. a viewing party was set up on campus. now the gaels are on to the tournament. they play memphis on tuesday. >>> all bets are off in kansas. the university sent an e-mail out to students last night reminding them that it's illegal in the state to be on the tournament, to bet on the tournament. the e-mail requests that no one affiliated with the university enter a betting pool. the university of kansas takes on western kentucky friday night. president obama taking cal over stanford in the women's ncaa turnent m. according to espn, the president has cal in the final four with baylor, connecticut and notre dame. they did not pick stanford which is seeded first. cal could play stanford on april 1st. and for the men, president obama has florida, louisvil
. >> reporter: the cal basketball team will take its turn on the court for practice in about half an hour. the bears are playing the marquee game here tomorrow. no matter how far they traveled, fans are all trying to give their team a home court advantage. new mexico state university fans came to the big dance today. arriving at hp pavilion with plenty of cheer. the spirit leaders made the trip in style. >> they chartered a flight for the band leaders and players. it's a privilege. >> reporter: new mexico's opponent and its fabs the st. louis university also showed their support. a good luck doll created by a st. louis artist. slu's fans rushed to san jose after winning the atlantic 10 conference title. >> everyone is so thrilled. most of these people just came from brooklyn. they were only home for about 10 hours because we were at the a 10 conference. so it's been minute by minute just go, go, go. >> reporter: san jose and its local businesses are counting on march madness. it means attracting more than alumni from afar but people who are coming wi
. they are collecting the body. it is a gruesome scene. there is some degree and fluid in the roadway. that is why cal tran had to i vat wait. this happened at 3:15 this morning. someone driving on 280 called 911 after seeing a body on the freeway. the chp is calling this is a hit and run. drivers stopped to help but the chp says no others were damaged that were on the scene. they think somehow this woman was walking on the freeway. someone hit aerohen sped off. >> we have no information right now. if anyone saw anything, please call highway patrol. >> some of the drivers who stopped to help had to be comforted by the chp because they were traumatized by the scene. they have little to go on. no leads. no one seemed to have witnessed this. they would really like any information. they are calling people to call 1-800-tell chp. it's too early to tell who this person is. we were wondering if it was somebody homeless. but again too early to tell. as far as an estimated time when they would open the lane they thought it would be open now. but since they have to call cal tran it could be a little bit longer.
the event cal tran has planned lateon this morning. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning march 25th i'm pam cook. >> we're ready. good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i'm glad to see steve paulson back. >> i'm glad to be back too. >> feeling a bit better. >> i know. we do have a lot of high clouds spilling over us today. it will not be as nice as the weekend. pam and dave told me it was a very nice weekend. [ laughter ] i had to take their word for it. i didn't see much of it. today 50s and 60s and low 70s. here is sal. >>> right now we are looking at 880 as you drive through the traffic does look good as you get up to the downtown oakland area. also we are looking at westbound bay bridge. that traffic is moving along very nicely at the toll plaza. it's 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> over night news a car involved in a high speed chase through alameda county might be connected to a shooting in hayward. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moriarty joins us from hayward with more on this possible connection. tara. >> reporter:
the second and third rounds of the ncaa tournament thursday through saturday. cal will face unlv thursday at 4:30:00 p.m. cal is the 12th seed of the east region. unlv is the fifth seeded team and is five and one all-time versus cal. >>> the mens basketball team was selected for the tournament yesterday. they will play middle tennessee state in the first four tomorrow night in dayton, o high. if they win they will become the 11th seed of the midwest region and play the sixth seed memphis on thursday. >>> a closer look at wall street and why investors are in a selling mood plus a policy change at the happiest place on earth and why some children will not like it. >>> stocks are down slightly on wall street after an early sell off caused by concern that a bail out plan for the mediterranean island nation of cypress would reignite the european debt crisis. the dow down 37, nasdac down seven, s & p down six. >>> this is just in the. trustee overseeing casey anthony's bankruptcy case has filed a motion to sell the rights to her story so she can pay her debts. in a motion filed today in tampa,
of the ncaa tournament thursday through saturday. cal will stays unlv there on thursday. cal is the 12th seed of the east region. unlv is the fifth seeded team. it's 5-1 verses cal. [ cheers ] >> cheers broke out in morago as the st. mary's basketball team was selected to the tournament. the gaels will play tennessee tomorrow night in dayton, ohio. if they win, they will become the 11th seed of the midwest region and play the sixth seed memphis on thursday. >>> 7:51. the ncaa tournament is very important to advertisers as well. total tv revenue from all 68 games expected to top a billion dollars this year. that's more than the super bowl or the world series. but it's actually a better deal to the advertisers -- for the advertisers because there's so many more games around the fans will probably keep watching and seeing those same commercials over and over again. >>> bracket selection for the women's tournament happens today. stanford and cal expected to get high seeds. the number 4 stanford's women team won their 7th straight title about a week ago.
to teams and fans. robert handa shows us. >> reporter: the cal basketball team will take its turn on the court for practice in about half an hour. the bears are playing the marquee game here tomorrow. no matter how far they traveled, fans are all trying to give their team a home court advantage. new mexico state university fans came to the big dance today. arriving at hp pavilion with plenty of cheer. the spirit leaders made the trip in style. >> they chartered a flight for the band leaders and players. it's a privilege. >> reporter: new mexico's opponent and its fabs the st. louis university also showed their support. a good luck doll created by a st. louis artist. slu's fans rushed to san jose after winning the atlantic 10 conference title. >> everyone is so thrilled. most of these people just came from brooklyn. they were only home for about 10 hours because we were at the a 10 conference. so it's been minute by minute just go, go, go. >> reporter: san jose and its local businesses are counting on march madness. it means attracting more than alumni from afar but people who are
from now. cal vs. unlv is the match up many bear fans are waiting for. other fans came a long way to give their schools a home court advantage. >> reporter: new mexico state university fans came to college's big dance today. arriving with plenty of cheer. the spirit leaders, the aggies made the trip in style. >> getting a team this big here, they chartered a flight for the band members and cheerleaders and everybody else. it's been a privilege, and it's been so much fun, just getting here and being able to do this. >> reporter: new mexico's opponent and fans, the st. louis university billikens are also showing their support. a billiken is a good luck doll. fans rushed to san jose after winning the atlantic 10 conference title. >> it is madness. everyone is so thrilled. most of these people just came from brooklyn, they were only home for about 10 hours because we were at the a-10 conference. it's just been minute by minute, just go, go, go. >> reporter: san jose and local businesses are counting on march madness. people such as cara douglas, coming with her grown up son. >> he's a
. >>> march madness officially gets underway in san jose just over 12 hours from now. cal vs. unlv is the match up many bear fans are waiting for. other fans came a long way to give their schools a home court advantage. >> reporter: new mexico state university fans came to college's big dance today. arriving with plenty of cheer. the spirit leaders, the aggies made the trip in style. >> getting a team this big here, they chartered a flight for the band members and cheerleaders and everybody else. it's been a privilege, and it's been so much fun, just getting here and being able to do this. >> reporter: new mexico's opponent and fans, the st. louis university billikens are also showing their support. a billiken is a good luck doll. fans rushed to san jose after winning the atlantic 10 conference title. >> it is madness. everyone is so thrilled. most of these people just came from brooklyn, they were only home for about 10 hours because we were at the a-10 conference. it's just been minute by minute, just go, go, go. >> reporter: san jose and local businesses are counting on march ma
over today and saturday are especially welcome. for cal, it's almost like a home court. >> fans are so close to the action. it creates a terrific atmosphere. >> reporter: loud too at local bars and restaurants, where the games dominate tv. >> cardinal fans, rams fans, th st. louis got their win, then watched all day. >> i can't believe how clean and beautiful the city is. everybody that we've seen has been so great to us. even the opposing team. >> especially the first two days of the ncaa tournament. a lot of upsets. you can hear the buzz, and people are pretty fired up here. >> reporter: once a cal player, now a fan, this dad paid $100 a ticket. >> i've only been here to see madonna. never been here for a sporting event. it's clean, high-tech. we're in silicon valley, it's good stuff. >> reporter: scattered tickets still on saturday for saturday's two match ups, but they will sellout. especially with the bears back in action. reporting live in san jose, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> fans of st. mary's saw their team's season come to a heartbreaking end today. students and staff gathered
. for cal, it's almost like a home court. >> fans are so close to the action. it creates a terrific atmosphere. >> reporter: loud too at local bars and restaurants, where the games dominate tv. >> cardinal fans, rams fans, and big billikens fans. >> reporter: this couple from st. louis got their win, then watched all day. >> i can't believe how clean and beautiful the city is. everybody that we've seen has been so great to us. even the opposing team. >> especially the first two days of the ncaa tournament. a lot of upsets. you can hear the buzz, and people are pretty fired up here. >> reporter: once a cal player, now a fan, this dad paid $100 a ticket. >> i've only been here to see madonna. never been here for a sporting event. it's clean, high-tech. we're in silicon valley, it's good stuff. >> reporter: scattered tickets still on saturday for saturday's two match ups, but they will sellout. especially with the bears back in action. reporting live in san jose, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> fans of st. mary's saw their team's season come to a heartbreaking end today. students and staff g
the new tunnels open, cal tran plans to turn the old portion of highway into a pedestrian or cycling park. cal tran will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony. that will happen at 11:00 this morning. by the way that is not a public event. and after that happens, cal tran crews have to do last minute road reconfiguration to get things set up for the tunnel but they hope to have the two new tunnels open to the public and have drivers going through possibly later on tonight but if there is more work to do it could be tomorrow morning. live this morning near devils slide alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:06. part says expect midweek delays in the transbay tube. trains will slow down because that work requires special equipment. bart will be doing the work tuesday, wednesday, and thursday nights to try to lessen the delies. that work will continue straight through to the spring of 2014. >>> 5:06 is the time. during our 4:30 show sal you were talking about an injury crash. that still out there? >> it is. fort matily the injuries -- for
tulsa. if all goes as planned they could take on second seed cal on april 1st with the winner advancing to the women's final four. the cal men's sweet 16 dreams were put to rest yesterday by syracuse. if >> syracuse. good luck. you will run into somebody called oregon soon. >> the bears lost 66-60 despite a large home crowd. that crowd included oregon fans. oregon also played at hp yesterday. they were expected to root for each other. despite the loss cal fans say they are proud of the team. >> mike montgomery has taken this program. he has brought us to the ncaa four out of the past five years. >> there is always next year. >> syracuse will move on to face the winner of today's indiana-temple game. oregon defeated st. louis. meantime at the western regional in salt lake city. the wichita state shockers shocked gonzaga. wichita state built a 13 point lead. they lost momentum in the second half but then rallied back to win. they shot 50% from the field and beat the number one seed 76- 70. the shockers move into the round of 16. congratulations to them. >> bummer for me. no cal. no ucla.
cal. [applauds] [applauds] >> oh, yeah, they are happy and cheering at the st. mary's basketball team and selected for the tournament yet, tomorrow night in vallejo. they will play the 6th seed on thursday. >>> and the women's tournament, that happens today. stanford and cal are expected to get high seeds. the number 4 stanford seed packed the tournament tour a week ago on friday. 547 dash >>> then i am going to hand it to a blank one, for somebody who knows nothing about basketball. chances are they will win. >> usually there is a school i have never heard of in there too. >> right, it will be fun. good morning everyone, let's look at what we have now, we are off to a decent start on a monday and we don't have a lot going on, we wanted it to be nice slow and boring also the commute looks good for people who are trying to get out there early and metering lights are not on because they usually come on after 6:00. and looking at the peninsular, getting word of a crash on darting road near dublin and it is a noninjury crash and we'll see how this traffic was moving. mostly cloud can did
and third round and cal is the 12th seed of the east region. they have a 5 and 1 record against cal. they are not just cheering for pam cook, they are cheering for the men's basketball team because they were selected yesterday. they will play middle tennessee state in the first four and tomorrow in dayton, if they win they will become part of the west region and play the 6th seed on thursday. >>> bracket selection for the women's tournament starts
cal train near virginia street >> there's nothing to indicate it was the result of foul play or intentional about. >> friends say he often took a shortcut home near the tracks, there are already warning signs in place to revent illegal crossings and they had plans to put up fencing around the tracks before his death >>> later on today. flight attendants plan to protest the decision to allow small knives on planes. they will ask passengers to tell congress overturn and allow knives on planes. they will ask them to sign an online petition. it will allow the screeners to focus on looking for explosives. >>> police will be out in force in the san mateo campus at the high school this morning. more on the online threat that led to the increased security. >>> we're live in san jose where there is absolutely madness, march madness kicks off. the excitement coming up >>> good morning, traffic is moving along pretty well out in the the bridge. >>> it will be breezy and highs in the 60s. welcome back. good morning. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we're following now at 6
missing this morning and found. >>> a train hit and killed a man this morning on the cal train tracks in palo alto. the northbound train hit the man about 6:50 near charleston road. that closed the tracks in both directions for about an hour causing major delays in the morning commute. the southbound tracks reopened just before 8:00 a.m. this is the fifth death on the cal train tracks this year. >>> we want to update you now on the top story. an amber alert issued early this morning is now over. a little girl was found late this morning inside her mother's car, that car had been stolen. ktvu's ktvu janine de la vega with more on the person that stole the white jeep. >> reporter: yes, very happy conclusion to this story since that little girl is safe. we're told she's now at a local hospital being checked out but she was found here behind me, this is on amorosa court, near capital expressway and center road. we understand, police tell us it was a tip that was called in, somebody spotted a stolen jeep in this neighborhood and then called police. to get more information about how this al
and killed by a passing cal train near virginia street >> there's nothing to indicate it was the result of foul play or intentional about. >> friends say he often took a shortcut home near the tracks, there are already warning signs in place to revent illegal crossings and they had plans to put up fencing around the tracks before his death >>> later on today. flight attendants plan to protest the decision to allow small knives on planes. they will ask passengers to tell congress overturn and allow knives on planes. they will ask them to sign an online petition. it will allow the screeners to focus on looking for explosives. >>> police will be out in force in the san mateo campus at the high school this morning. more on the online threat that led to the increased security. >>> we're live in san jose where there is absolutely madness, march madness kicks off. the excitement coming up >>> good morning, traffic is moving along pretty well out in the the bridge. >>> it will be breezy and highs in the 60s. welcome back. good morning. here's a quick l
. despite the loss cal fans say they are very proud of the team. >> mike montgomery has taken this program he has brought us to the ncaa four out of the past five years. >> they had good wins. we can proud. there is always next year. >> syracuse will move on to face the winner of today's indiana-temple game. by the way oregon defeated st. louis by the way. the ducks will play the card falls on friday. today stanford begins its run in the nc 2a basketball tournament. they will host tulsa at maple pavilion. if all goes planned they will take on cal on april 1st with the winner advancing to the final four. congratulations to the bishop girl's basketball game. they won the championship last night in sacramento. this is the second state title they won the division three championship last year. >>> the world's most famous landmarks went dark last night in celebration of earth hour. here in the bay area the bay bridge was one of the local landmarks participating. as you can see that new bay light show was turned off. this was all before 9:00 last
over all day long. >> cal is set to be at the arena thursday and st. mary's will be at tennessee state in the first four. get your brackets ready. >>> last time they were there, i got to go when the bruins were playing. >> yes, you heard him say it is going to be bigger than a shark's game. it is be good >> it is exciting. >> yes, northbound 101, that traffic tints to look good -- continues to look good as you drive to the split no major problems. also westbound bay bridge as you drive through no major problems there and on the peninsular the traffic is looking good and we have been looking at southbound 101 and burlington and all the way to palo alto, san mateo bridge traffic is moving along well but eastbound is approaching a construction zone and steve has been talking about some of the overnight rain and i saw it this morning on my windshield so give yourself some extra time. >> sal, last full day of winter. >> yes . where has the time gone, steve? >> you know, sal, it is going fast, isn't it? >> yes, thank you sir. we have cloudzy skies and sal is correct we had very light rain ov
. >>> hp pavilion is ready for march madness. the tournament starts tomorrow. cal is among the team playing. they are the 12th seed and will face unlv at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. they are holding a free public practice at the pavilion. the other bay area team in the tournament is st. mary's. they beat middle tennessee and they will face memphis in that game tomorrow in detroit. >>> and we'll have more of the noon news right after this. find out with venus embrace. every five-bladed stroke gives you 360 degrees of smooth for goddess skin you can feel and feel. ♪ i'm your venus only from venus embrace. >>> stocks rose on wall street after the federal reserve stood by the plan to boost the economy. that announcement came at 11:00 this morning, also concern is easing about a possible financial crisis in cypress. the nation needs a bailout to avoid defaulting on the financial obligations. >>> the dow is currently up 63. the nasdaq is up 23. s&p is up 10. >>> we are now less than a week away from the day the u.s. supreme court will hear oral arguments on proposition 8, which is california's ban
. there are different school banners floating around the pavilion as games get underway, cal is one of the teams in the round of 64. they are set to tip off in san jose against unlv then. we checked with them and it says the gales there are all sold out. >>> if you live on the peninsula you will have a chance today to see the world series trophy. the giants championship trophy tour stops at the san mateo city hall between 1:00 and 3:00 this afternoon. both the 2010 and 2012 championship trophies will be on display and in case you are wondering the giants open the new season against the dodgers in los angeles on april first, the first home game is friday, and 5th, against the st. louis cardinals. >>> the bay area company behind today's sell off on wall street and a major drugstore chain causing controversy because of something it has asked its employees to do. >>> technology and commodity stocks are leaving wall street lower after oracles sharp miss on that and those prices are falling concerned on that, stock there is down 9%, a live look at the big board, the dow down 67, the nasdaq down 27, s&
he is gone. that is the sporting life. we should mention cal is up in their game. unlv. up by 8 with 6 minutes left. they have a shot. highlights at 10:00 p.m. >> thank you. >>> tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news, major changes could be on the way, the details of the proposed changes and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we are always here for you on www.ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us. good night.
a hazardous materials crew had to be called in to clean up the gruesome scene. cal trans and the chp opened up all lanes and the ramps before 10:00 this morning. the chp says none of the witnesses who stopped actually saw the accident so they need the public's help. they are asking anybody who might have any information to call 1-800-tell-chp, live from san jose, janine de la vega in. >> the north bay this morning commuters traveling from sausalito to the golden gate bridge faced an unusual road block, large rocks one measuring three to 4 feet wide rolled down a hill there forcing the closure of the highway. it happened before 5:00 a.m. near the waldo tunnel. a man suffered injured, the boulders blocked lanes until 6:45 when they were cleared. the hillside was deemed secure and all lanes re-opened. >>> transport transportation officials voted to approve a speed limit increase there to change it from 15 miles per hour to 25 miles per hour, the increase will not go into effect march 27th. next week is when the conversion to all electronic tolling takes place at the bridge. >>> flying in and out
devil's slide. we'll tell you about the event cal tran has planned later on this morning. >>> good morning. thank you for waking up with us on this monday morning march 25th i'm pam cook. >> we're ready. good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i'm glad to see steve paulson back. >> i'm glad to be back too. >> feeling a bit better. >> i know. we do have a lot of high clouds spilling over us today. it will not be as nice as the weekend. pam and dave told me it was a very nice weekend. [ laughter ] i had to take their word for it. i didn't see much of it. today 50s and 60s and low 70s. here is sal. >>> right now we are looking at 880 as you drive through the traffic does look good as you get up to the downtown oakland area. also we are looking at westbound bay bridge. that traffic is moving along very nicely at the toll plaza. it's 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> over night news a car involved in a high speed chase through alameda county might be connected to a shooting in hayward. ktvu channel 2 reporter tara moria
after last night's win against cal. . >>> pope frances celebrated his first day at mass. he waved to an overflowing crowd at st. peter's square. he stopped a few times and kissed some babies. an estimated 250,000 people gathered at the square for today's service. >>> here thousands gathered to celebrate palm sunday and st. mary's church celebrated as well. according to the scripture, it marks the beginning of the holiest week in the christian calendar culminating with sunday. coming up at 5:30 why local retail expectations are not phasing business owners. >> they seem to have arrived and potential burglars will knock on the front doors to see if people are home and they will ask to see if somebody lives at the home. if nobody answers the burglars break in and they recommend calling 911 if they recommend acting suspicious. saturday's mail is now in doubt. ann rubin joins us with the campaign launch by some postal workers. >> they say the cuts are necessary to stay afloat but they believe there must be a better way. >> we need saturday delivery.
for the need for new privacy laws. some government agencies including cal fire have permission to fly unmanned reconnaissance vehicles. as many as 7500 civilian drones will be cleared to fly within the next 5 years. >> they're flying smart phones. i think once private industry gets their ands on these we'll see great wonders. we'll never get there unless we place limits. >> reporter: more hearings are expected next month. >>> palo alto police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman. david yi of san jose arranged for a meeting with a woman at the grass slipper inn after seeing an online ad for a massage. when the woman arrived police say he pulled out a knife and then robbed and assaulted her. detectives working the case say they recognize the suspect and took him into custody. >>> coming up in 2 minutes, testing the limits of free speech. controversial ads are all set to appear on bay area buses. >>> the push for tougher punishment for a crime that used to be a hangable offense. a ranch has had cattle stolen from him. >>> good ev
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